The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private W J Chapman


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Private William James CHAPMAN, 242413, 1st  Battalion, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, (formerly 8220, Cambridgeshire Regiment),  killed in action, Flanders France, death presumed on or after, 4th October 1917, age 19. 

Born Yeovil, Somerset, son of Charles and Frances Chapman, of 126, Huish, Yeovil, Somerset.


1911 Census - 126, Huish, Yeovil, Somerset - Charles Chapman, head, age 41, married, jobbing gardener, born West Coken Hill, Somerset; Frances Chapman, wife, age 42, married 17 years 4 children, all still alive, born Ilchester, Somerset; Reginald Charles George Chapman, son, age 15, single, apprentice to glove cutting, born Yeovil, Somerset; William James Chapman, son, age 13, printers errand boy, born Yeovil, Somerset; Frances Hilda Victoria Chapman, daughter, age 10, school, born Yeovil, Somerset; Ivy Gertrude Chapman, daughter, age 6, school, born Yeovil, Somerset.


Enlisted Yeovil, Somerset.

Buried at  Hooge Crater Cemetery, IV.J.10., Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.


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